I LOVE THIS JOURNAL!!
I followed this person's art on my old account for years, and I've always been a really big fan of their art and style. I've always had problems feeling like my work just wasn't good enough, just wasn't hitting the mark with others, because the number of notes and likes on my art was abysmal compared to that of others. I never would have imagined that this person struggled with the same feelings. From the outside looking in, viewers don't see the struggles you have with your self-esteem or how personal you take it when your art doesn't get enough likes--they just see a person with fantastic art and they want to see more of it. I think playing the numbers game really outshines the fact that there are people AT ALL who like seeing your work. You may not think having 20 likes or 100 followers is a lot, but those few people you do have, they enjoy seeing your stuff, and the number of likes you're getting isn't a